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Send The Right Message With Your Bouquet

Make that romantic gesture more meaningful with the right flowers

By The Weekly | January 19, 2018

Find out the meaning of certain flowers this Valentine’s Day whether you’re planning to give or hoping to receive them. Here are 6 popular choices:

Text courtesy of Woman’s Day / Photos courtesy of Pexels

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Peonies

One Greek myth states, Apollo used to turn beautiful nymphs into peonies if Aphrodite knew he was flirting with them. These lush blooms are associated with a variety of meanings — romance, prosperity, and bashfulness. Some even believe they’re a good luck charm of sorts, bringing good fortune to whoever receives them.

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Roses

A popular choice for Valentine’s Day, red roses symbolise love, romance, beauty and perfection.

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Gerbera Daisies

Daisies are known for symbolising beauty, innocence and purity. The Gerbera variety, recognisable by their large flowering heads, is available in an assortment of bold hues, which gives them the additional meaning of cheerfulness.

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Calla Lilies

Typically stands for class and beauty, white calla lilies are dramatic, sophisticated and expensive. Plus many love its heady scent.

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Orchids

If the message you want to send is beauty, strength and love, then orchids is the bloom for you. They also hold up well in bouquets and in pots.

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Carnations

These cheerful flowers stand for fascination and new love. Though not often a top choice during Valentine’s Day, these ruffled blooms are hearty and affordable.

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